Feature

An article focusing on specific people or events is called a feature. Features are incredibly popular in the journalism world as they help the writer focus on thoughts, notions, and objections on various subjects and topics. They often follow a narrative methodology, with several sub-categories of genres that help them stand out from each other.

Audiences tend to find features to be a more absorbing read. Some journalists adopt a feature-like article or story for newspaper publications. There is a special Feature Writing category under the Pulitzer Prize given out annually just for feature stories. As of recently, a variety of wire services began to include feature stories into the pieces they distributed.

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